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Red Beets, Chopped

Chocolate Beet Cake

I know, I know, you’re thinking beets?! in CAKE?! Yep, trust me this chocolate beet cake is nothing but a slice of chocolatey heaven.

Chocolate Beet Cake


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp oil (canola, or Driftless sunflower oil)
  • 1½ c. shredded beets


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9” cake pan. Sift dry ingredients together.
  3. Melt chocolate in double boiler.
  4. Cool chocolate; blend thoroughly with eggs & oil.
  5. Combine flour mixture with chocolate mixture, alternating with the beets.
  6. Pour into pan.
  7. Bake until knife can be removed from center cleanly, about 30-40 minutes. (Cover with powdered sugar, berries, whipped cream, or you favorite chocolate frosting or glaze.)

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